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Mesh term Protein Engineering

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Genetic Engineering


Procedures by which protein structure and function are changed or created in vitro by altering existing or synthesizing new structural genes that direct the synthesis of proteins with sought-after properties. Such procedures may include the design of MOLECULAR MODELS of proteins using COMPUTER GRAPHICS or other molecular modeling techniques; site-specific mutagenesis (MUTAGENESIS, SITE-SPECIFIC) of existing genes; and DIRECTED MOLECULAR EVOLUTION techniques to create new genes.

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Amino Acid Substitution
Cell Surface Display Techniques
Mutagenesis, Insertional
Mutagenesis, Site-Directed

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